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a gene for an incurable disease. >> no critiquing my surgical technique, okay. >> reporter: dr. william harber of miami's eye institute is a pioneer in treating ocular melanoma, eye cancer. he's developed a new genetic tests that divides patients into two classes of survivability, class one and class two. very simply, class one cancer cells like these still act like normal cells and can be killed. in class two, the cells have mutated and have begun to spread throughout the body. there is no cure for class two. as far as accuracy goes, compared to other genetic tests out there, where does this stand? >> i'm told by my colleagues in other fields of oncology that this is perhaps the most accurate prognostic test of any cancer. >> you've been doing well since you went home? >> yes. all right. no problem. let's take a look here. reporter: now when his patients inevitably ask if the disease will kill them, he has a more precise answer. this woman already knew she had ocular cancer when she first saw the doctor. like all of his patients he gave her the option of peering into her future. what d
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